Network and intelligent cell for providing sensing, bidirectional communications and control
Arrangement for regulating traffic in a high speed data network Patent #: 5231631
ApplicationNo. 928137 filed on 08/11/1992
US Classes:709/227, COMPUTER-TO-COMPUTER SESSION/CONNECTION ESTABLISHING370/419, Input or output circuit, per se (i.e., line interface)370/426, Having a signaling feature370/465, Adaptive709/236, Computer-to-computer data framing709/245COMPUTER-TO-COMPUTER DATA ADDRESSING
ExaminersPrimary: Kriess, Kevin A.
Assistant: Chavis, John Q.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesH04Q 011/04
AbstractThis invention relates to methods and apparatus for interfacing between computer channels and a Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network (B-ISDN) in order to allow such channels to communicate with a large number of other channels over the long distances and large bandwidth provided by B-ISDN. In a terminal adapter, channel addresses are translated into network addresses and channel format data is converted into B-ISDN format data in order to allow data messages between channels to be transmitted over the B-ISDN network.